Sesame-Cheese Muffins

Southern Living
Makes 8 (3-inch) muffins


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1 tablespoon butter
1 small sweet onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 cups all-purpose baking mix
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese*, divided
1 large egg
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
2 tablespoons butter, melted


Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, and saute 2 minutes or until tender; set aside.

Combine baking mix and half of cheese in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture.

Stir together onion, egg, and milk, blending well; add to cheese mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon into lightly greased muffin pans, filling two-thirds full. Sprinkle evenly with remaining cheese and sesame seeds; drizzle with butter.

Bake at 400° for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.

NOTE: Substitute mini muffin pans for regular pans, if desired. Bake at 400° for 12 to 14 minutes or until golden. Makes 1 1/2 dozen mini muffins

*1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese with peppers may be substituted for Cheddar cheese.

Created date

March 2003